Join us for an insightful discussion on the challenges faced by female engineers in the field. Our panel of experts will delve into the difficulties that exist for women on site, share some insight, and provide useful commentary on how we as an industry can help break down some of the barriers that still exist for women in the field.

Whether you are an engineer, aspiring to enter the field, or simply curious about the experiences of women in this industry, this event is not to be missed. This is an exciting opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions and gain new perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of women in engineering and field work.

Following the panel there will be networking, appetizers and drinks.

Date: March 30th, 2023
Time: 5:30 – 8PM
Where: Bow Valley Square Conference Centre, Suite 300
Cost: $10 (includes appetizers and drinks)

If you wish to attend and require financial assistance, please reach out to


Nicole Imeson, P.Eng.

Principal Mechanical Engineer

Vertica Engineering

Nicole Imeson is a Mechanical Engineer and Principal at Vertica Engineering in Calgary. She has spent the majority of her career in the contract administration world, working with trades to help turn blueprints into buildings. In her role as Principal, she has shifted her focus to include all aspects of the project from design, to drafting, through construction to occupancy; and developed a new appreciation for all the work that goes into each and every project. In her spare time, she hosts and produces a podcast called Failurology, covering engineering failures from around the world across multiple disciplines.

Kiyomi Le, P.Eng.

Technical Project Manager

RAM Consulting

Kiyomi is a Professional Engineer and Project Manager at RAM with over ten years of experience working on various pipeline and municipal projects. She has experience working on oil, natural gas, carbon dioxide and hydrogen pipelines in both urban and rural settings across Canada. Her areas of engineering expertise include pipeline construction drawings, pipeline design reports, and material requisitions and procurement including technical evaluations.

Barnaba Moro, C.E.T., P.L. (Eng.), PMP

Associate Electrical Engineer

Smith + Andersen

Barnaba Moro is an Electrical Engineer and Associate at Smith + Andersen. An accomplished designer with nearly 20 years of experience, Barnaba has a multi-faceted understanding of electrical design. He began his career as an electrician, and this hands-on experience now informs his approach to design as an engineer. At this point in his career, Barnaba has largely seen it all, and has been engaged on everything from hospitals, to schools, to restaurants. He truly enjoys watching his designs come to life.

Lara Murphy


Ryan Murphy Construction

Lara Murphy is the Co-Founder of Ryan Murphy Construction Inc. (RMC), where she has managed numerous multi-million-dollar projects in corporate, commercial, health care and residential construction. RMC has been recognized nationally as one of the country’s fastest-growing companies and featured in publications such as Canadian Business, the Globe and Mail, MacLean’s Magazine, Report on Business, Alberta Venture, and Chatelaine. Outside of work, Murphy loves giving back to her community, where she volunteers for various organizations advocating for vulnerable women and supporting entrepreneurs are two areas she is passionate about.

This is an 18+ event, minors will not be admitted. Visit our website to learn more about WCE.

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